Seeds of South Australia
Heliotropium moorei (Boraginaceae)
Creeping Heliotrope
List of species for Heliotropium
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Seed collecting:
March to April, October to December
Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre
NRM regions:
Alinytjara Wilurara, South Australian Arid Lands
IBRA regions
Kintore (GVD04)Great Victoria Desert
 Near Threatened
Simpson Desert (SSD02)Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
 Near Threatened
Strzelecki Desert (SSD05) 
 Near Threatened
Breakaways (STP01)Stony Plains
 Near Threatened
Oodnadatta (STP02) 
 Near Threatened
Peake-Dennison Inlier (STP04) 
 Near Threatened
Macumba (STP05) 
 Near Threatened
Baltana (STP07) 
 Near Threatened
Lake Pure (CHC07)Channel Country
 Near Threatened
Mann-Musgrave Block (CER01)Central Ranges
 Near Threatened
Tieyon (FIN03)Finke
 Near Threatened
Pedirka (FIN04) 
 Near Threatened
RSCA map:
Regional Species Conservation Assessments per IBRA subregion. Please click the thumbnail map.
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Heliotropium]
Germination table:
DateResultT0T50Pre-treatment | Germination medium | Incubator: Photoperiod / Thermoperiod
Jul-16100%7 d7 d 500 mg/L gibberellic acid 20 h;
1% agar;
Incubated under spring/autumn conditions
Jul-1686%7 d7 d 500 mg/L gibberellic acid 20 h;
1% agar;
Incubated under winter conditions
Result: Maximum percentage of germination observed.
T0: Number of days before first germinant observed.
T50: Number of days to achieve 50% germination.
Pre-treatment: The initial treatment that the seeds received prior to placement on germination media.
Germination medium: The substrate that seeds were placed on for the duration of the germination experiment.
Incubator conditions:
Photoperiod: The duration of light exposure that the seeds were subject to during a 24 hour period.
Thermoperiod: The constant or diurnal temperatures that seeds were subject to during a 24 hour period.
Winter conditions: 15°C 20 h (3am→11pm); 5°C 4 h (11pm→3am) / 10 h light (8am→6pm); 14 h dark (6pm→8am)
Spring/Autumn conditions: 22°C 12 h (8am→8pm); 10°C 12 h (8pm→8am) / 12 h light (8am→8pm); 12 h dark (8pm→8am)
Summer conditions: 30°C 14 h (6am→8pm); 15°C 10 h (8pm→6am) / 14 h light (6am→8pm); 10 h dark (8pm→6am)